YES, After the successful completion of the course, the student is expected to appear for a screening test conducted by the National Board of Examination (http://www.natboard.nic.in) as required by the Medical Council of India (http://www.mciindia.org) prior to the registration with the Medical Council of India. But student need not apply for Eligibility Certificate prior the admission (published in E-gazette dated 28/11/2013 Notification No.42).

The academic requirement studying Medical Courses as defined by the Medical Council of India for the general is an aggregate 50% marks in the Physics / Chemistry and Biology and

40% in case of the reserved category. More details could be obtained from the Medical Council of India either from their office in New Delhi or from their official website www.mciindia.org.

Post Graduate courses from nowhere in the world are registered with the Medical Council of India or the Dental Council of India. This would mean that you would be unable to neither work as a specialist in a government hospital nor teach the specialization learnt. You would however, have your own private practice or work in a private hospital. Since you would be doing your specialization from a University, which is listed by the WHO in its “Directory of world medical schools”, you would be eligible to appear for screening examinations to many screening examinations like PLAB, etc.

NO, Student does not have to appear for any entrance examination. The admissions are based on the 12th standard marks for the Graduate courses and as per the equivalency of the Indian graduate degree with the Russian degrees for the post graduate courses. All admissions are strictly on merit basis only.

NO, Student does not have to undergo any Russian Language Course separately. Classes are in English, but during the medical education one has to interact with local patients and so student must know the local language. That is why the Russian language classes included as a subject during first, second and third year.

NO, The education in Russia is highly subsidized by the Government of the Russian Federation. Therefore there are no separate scholarships or grants available from individual universities. However, educational loans are now available from all leading nationalized, cooperative and the private sector banks in India. (If student want to avail Education loan from any bank in India, University will provide the necessary documents only those students on their written request).

There are 4 seasons in European part of Russia. Spring (March to May), summer (June to August), autumn (September to November) and winter (December to February). Temperature in summer is up to +30 and in winter about 0 to-10 degrees centigrade.

All buildings (College/Hostel/Shops, etc) in Russia are centrally heated. Students shall wear good winter cloths while going outside the hostel room to keep the body warm.

Typical international hostels can accommodate more than 1000 international students. Boys and Girls are having separate wings. Each floor has a cable TV and a Fridge. All rooms are have a balcony and attached Toilet/wash room, cloth dryer, centralized heating facility during winter season. Hostels are fully furnished with study table, chairs, cot/bed, etc. Equipped with external video surveillance system and a card reading system on entry doors, it makes them the safest place for living. Among the other facilities are computer and language classes, with a Broadband Internet access, kitchen, laundry rooms, performance halls and fitness rooms, etc. A cleaning servant will come in the morning daily and clean toilet, wash room and kitchen, etc.

Does the student have to be present personally for an interview at the Russian Embassy for the issuance of visa?

NO, on the behalf of students applies for the Visa with the Russian Embassy or the Consulate.

There are many airlines operating from all over the international airports in India to various airports of Moscow. Now Aeroflot  has direct and cheapest flights from New Delhi to Moscow (DME) which takes 8 hours only, assists the students to make their travel arrangements like air ticket, immigration clearance etc. Students can also choose to buy air ticket by online.

YES, As a part of service extended from DIEC, officials accompanies the Students batch till the respective university.

Students should pay their fees in Russian Currency directly to the University. So, we  will not accept any fee in Rupees in India or abroad. We can assist students to obtain foreign exchange through RBI authorized foreign exchange dealers if necessary?

NO, Ragging is strictly prohibited, instead of ragging senior students will help fresher students to begin their lives in Russia.

Students of few universities can dine well in an Indian Mess operating in International Hostel. Professional Cooks from India are making and serving high standard, quality and hygiene Veg. Non Veg. foods, served 3 times daily. Students of other universities can utilise the kitchen provided in the hostels for cooking their food. All types of vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods are available in varsity cafeterias and restaurants. There is a rich variety of milk products, variety of rice’s, cooking oils, fruits and all kinds of vegetables are also available in Russia.

YES, Since the university takes the medical insurance policy for every students, so the medical facility comes under the scheme and the treatments are free of cost.

The cost of living in Russia for an Indian student varies from city to city. The average cost of living (excluding food) has been approximately Rs. 2000 per month but this may vary depending upon lifestyle of an individual.

YES, Students may open a zero balance SB A/C with any leading Bank in Russia, preferably with SBER Bank. Students are advised to carry minimum 2 ATM with them.

Uninterrupted Internet Wi-Fi facility is provided to every student with security password by Hostel Authority.

Telephone and internet facilities are available all over Russia. Students will have free access to internet at university and Wi-Fi connections in hostels with using this facility Students can have video chat with parents on Skype or any other video calling applications. Also students can buy a calling SIM card for mobile phone with which they can call their parents and friends down in India. Students shall have a good Mobile Phone in their hand.

Students can contact the relevant authorities at the university/international office / hostel to solve their academic related queries

There are two types of vacations in Russian medical universities. Winter vacation: 20th January to 5th February and summer vacation: 1st July to 31st August. Note: In summer and winter vacation students can visit their home country or can stay there in Russia.

Make sure you carry the following documents:

  • Passport (original) and Air Ticket.
  • Birth Certificate.
  • Copy of the visa invitation and admission letter
  • Foreign exchange for the fees / living expenses • Mark sheet as well as certificate of 10th, 12th std.
  • Degree mark sheet and transcript and internship completion certificate (for P. G. students only).

20 coloured photographs of 3.5 X 3.5 cm size and HIV test certificate in original.